VEHICLE STOP LEADS TO DRUGS AND GUN ARREST

New Castle County Police arrest 20-year-old Jaylin Greenidge & 19-year-old Jaden Singletary for drug and firearm charges. 

(Claymont, 19703) Last Thursday (June 10), officers from the New Castle County Police stopped a Black Nissan Altima for a traffic violation in the area of Darley Road and Lenape Way, Wilmington.  During the car stop, the officers contacted the driver of the vehicle; 20-year-old Jaylin Greenidge & his passenger 19-year-old Jaden Singletary.

During the interaction, officers noticed evidence of Marijuana which lead to a search.  During a search of the car, officers located a 9 mm caliber “Ghost Gun”, another 9 mm Taurus semi-automatic handgun, and 2.46 grams of marijuana.

Jaylin Greenidge was charged with one count of felony Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon A Firearm., one count of felony Possession of a Semi-Auto weapon and a Controlled Substance, and the following traffic offenses, Failure to have Proof of Insurance, Driving Without a Valid License , and License Plate Covered with Tinted Material. He was also charged with one count of Possession of Marijuana.

The passenger Jaden Singletary was charged with one count of felony Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon A Firearm, and one count of Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited Prior Violent Felony.

Jaylin Greenidge was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court11 held in lieu of $3900 cash bail.

Jaden Singletary was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11, and held in lieu of $3500 secured bail.

Jaylin Greenidge
Jaden Singletary

GOLD ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING BEAR MAN

The New Castle County Police Department is searching for 29-year-old David Houser.

(Newark, DE 19173) Sunday (June 13), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched a to missing person report at Christiana Hospital (4755 Ogeltown Stanton Rd, Newark, DE 19713). Upon arrival, the officers learned that David Houser had left the area and made statements that caused a concern for his welfare. 

David Houser is described as a white male, 5’07 weighing approximately 160 lbs, and was last seen wearing a black shirt with blue pants

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of David Houser to please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at http://www.NCCPD.com, or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.

David Houser

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POLICE RELEASE NAME OF LAST WEEKS HOMICIDE VICTIM

(Wilmington, DE 19804) Last Wednesday (Jun 2), at approximately 4:00 p.m. patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of the 300 block of Cedar avenue, in the community of Cedar Heights for the report of a shooting. 

When the officers arrived at the scene, they discovered the victim who suffered from a gunshot wound to the upper body.  The officers attempted First Aid however the victim had already succumbed to his wound. 

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation. 

The victim was identified later as 28-year-old, Rajohn Hardaway.

The investigation has led detectives to conclude that numerous eyewitnesses were present at the time of the crime.

 Detectives are asking any witnesses, or any other persons with information and/or video pertaining to this investigation to contact Det. DiNardo at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at David.DiNardo@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Citizens can also text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE.  You can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Additionally, tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.

A standing, cash reward is offered in exchange for information deemed to benefit the investigation or lead to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for committing these crimes.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000